Methods of Data Collection Data collection can be considered as one of the most important requirements in studies. If the data collection is imprecise, it may affect the results of studies and as a result there may be invalid results. The main purpose behind the data collection is that to get the information and keep this information in records that may help you decide on many important issues. Thus, the collection of data about a specific topic, and it can pass information to the other. One of the most common methods of data collection in ethnographic study is directly observing first- hand the daily attendance. This may be the participant observation. Another common method is interviewing, which may include conversation with different levels of form and can involve small talk to long interviews. A special approach in the process of transcribing interview data might be genealogical method. Let's see about the standards of data collection. Methods of Data Collection The data can be collected by one of two ways, either quantitatively or qualitatively. Thus, data collection procedures can be of two types. They are: quantitative data collection and qualitative data collection. Is it more a matter of quantitative survey method, quantitative research, the re-tested more than hypotheses. These hypotheses are derived from theory and some specific requirement of interest. This data collection method depends on the audit. This method produces results that can be combined easily, can be easily compared with each other, and also can easily be generalized. The qualitative data collection methods that are used most frequently for each evaluation can be divided into three broad categories: In-depth interviews Methods of the various observations Assessment of the complete dossier Qualitative data collection method provides useful information to understand the processes behind all observable results. It can also be used to improve the qualities of all the elevations, which are based on quantitative evaluation. These evaluations in the generation of many hypotheses evaluation help. It can also be the opportunity to questionnaires and thus be clarified more about the results of the quantitative results of the evaluation. Conclusion for the data collection methods Based on the kinds of data are involved, it can be concluded that the qualitative data collection requires much time. Therefore, each researcher must obtain the records of potentially useful data. This data must be accurate and systematic. You can keep the record with many agents. They are field notes, various sketches, tapes, photos, or other appropriate manner. A formal data collection is necessary because it ensures that the data collected is accurate and are defined and personified that the following options are different arguments in the results makes. The process provides both a base line of a target, and in cases of secured calculate to what to get better. Types of data collection are the following: Primary data: This type of data collection begins firsthand information. For some purposes, this information is published by any organization. It contains original papers information. Primary data collection includes the following methods. Collecting data through investigation. Personal investigation techniques. Collection of data on phones. Secondary data: Made this type of data collection with the help of second-hand information. Secondary data, the data that are already collected by a single person for a specific purpose, and it was for the current expenditure. Moreover, in general, these secondary data are not collected. It contains no original information. Secondary data collection includes the following methods. Official Method. Semi-official way.
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